Two Defendants Sentenced to Public Executions in Isfahan

Recently, the Criminal and Revolutionary Court of Isfahan sentenced two citizens to public executions for murdering a police officer.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting Tabnak News Agency, two citizens identified with their initials, as Mohammad Q, age 38, and Sadegh M, age 25, were sentenced to public execution in Isfahan.

Confirming that this verdict has been issued by Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court of Isfahan as well as the Criminal Court of this province, Fooladshahr’s Chief Justice, Mashoudifar stated: “these citizens are accused of killing a police officer, Ehsan Nasiri, during a fight.”

Since the verdict was issued in a short time, “the verdict is appealable and the defendants or their lawyer can make an appeal to the Supreme Court of Iran,” he added.

Iran has one of the highest numbers of executioners in the world. Public executions by hanging are also commonplace since the Islamic Revolution of 1979. From March 21, 2021, to March 16, 2022, at least 333 people were executed, including 12 women and 3 juvenile offenders who were under the age of 18 at the time of committing the crime. In addition, the courts sentenced 105 defendants to the death penalty. 

One Prisoner Executed in Babol in Public

HRANA News Agency – A prisoner charged with murder was executed in public in Babol city of Mazandaran province on November 13.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), a 28-year-old prisoner accused of killing another young person in a fight in 2015, was executed in Babul in public, on November 13. Continue reading “One Prisoner Executed in Babol in Public”

Six Prisoners Executed in Karaj, Khoy and Yazd

HRANA News Agency – A prisoner was executed in public in the city of Khoy, Qamsar square on October 26, 2017. At the same time, another prisoner was executed in Yazd. In spite of the obtaining consent and deadline for four prisoners in the Rajai Shahr prison in Karaj before the execution, four other prisoners charged with murder were executed on October 25, 2017.

According to three separate reports, six prisoners were executed in Iran in the last days of October. Continue reading “Six Prisoners Executed in Karaj, Khoy and Yazd”

A Prisoner Hanged in Public in Neyshaboor / Graphic Footage

HRANA News Agency – A man who was alleged in murder of a little girl, 10 days ago was arrested and executed in Neyshaboor. It is not clear how his case could have been treated in such a short time. Apart from the execution itself, what was highlighted was the expression of unprecedented shameful joy by the present people.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Mahdi N., 37, who had been charged with murder of Kiana Sadat Hossaini, 7, was hanged in public in Neyshaboor. Continue reading “A Prisoner Hanged in Public in Neyshaboor / Graphic Footage”

Additional Information on the Latest Executions in Ghezel Hesar Prison

HRANA News Agency – 11 death row prisoners who had been transferred from different prisons to solitary confinements in Ghezelhesar prison were executed by hanging on July 17. Two of them were executed in public and 9 of these prisoners were executed in Ghezelhesar prison. 7 of them have been identified by HRANA so far.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), 11 prisoners from different prisons including 4 from Central Prison of Karaj, 4 from Great Prison of Tehran, 1 from Ghezelhesar prison, 1 from Rajaei Shahr and one female prison from an unknown location had been transferred to solitary confinements of Ghezelhesar prison for execution. Continue reading “Additional Information on the Latest Executions in Ghezel Hesar Prison”

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Video Footage Of A Public Execution In Surak City In Northern Iran

HRANA News Agency – A prisoner identified as “A-B” was executed on charge of murder in public on the boulevard of Goharbaran in the Surak city, of Mazandaran Province, on 4th January, and the following video report shows this execution.

HRANA News Agency again invites citizens to get involved in reporting and improving the human rights situation in Iran, by sending observations, photos, videos and documents to e-mail: [email protected] or HRANA page on Facebook.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sovVhmRKWec

 

Children Watching Public Execution In Shabestar + Video Footage

HRANA News Agency – A prisoner was hanged in public in Shabestar, in the province of East Azerbaijan, in addition to deprivation of the right of life, the numerous number of children in the execution scene, was the saddest and most disturbing part of the story, and this video report is about this issue. Continue reading “Children Watching Public Execution In Shabestar + Video Footage”

Video report of public execution of three prisoners in Bandar Abbas

HRANA News Agency – Three prisoners were executed by hanging in public on Saturday, November 15. The video report of this execution is publicized by HRANA.

According to Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), three prisoners with the names of Rahim Moradi Shahbadi, Milad Saberi, Reza Rezapoori were executed by hanging on charges like kidnapping, armed robbery, rape and keeping illegal weapon in a costal boulevard in Bandar Abbas. Continue reading “Video report of public execution of three prisoners in Bandar Abbas”

A prisoner hanged in public in Savadkooh

HRANA News Agency – A citizen of Sava’dkooh who was accused of murder, was executed in public in this city.
According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), a citizen of Sava’dkooh from Mazendaran County who is known as “A. A.” was executed in public in the presence of the victim’s family in this city after the administrative procedures was conducted. Continue reading “A prisoner hanged in public in Savadkooh”

Public execution despite the protests of people

HRANA News Agency – The Mahmood Abadi citizen whose execution was postponed due to protests of people, was hangedon Tuesday September 4, in public and with vast presence of police force, and also high rank provincial officials.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), M.D., a Mahmood Abadi citizen who was charged with murdering a person with the name of Ibrahim Palizaban in a group conflict in 2008, was executed in public, on Tuesday September 4th. Continue reading “Public execution despite the protests of people”